Senior Civil Engineer

About You
Are you looking for a different kind of Civil Engineering opportunity, one where you can apply your skills to make a real contribution to the restoration of remote natural environments, as well as protecting the safety of communities that are still impacted by historic mining legacy, and where you can progress your professional development?
If so, read on......
We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A passionate engineer who wants to use their skills to make a difference
  • Someone who cares about the future and is committed to sustainability
  • Site based experience and is willing to visit remote sites across the UK
  • Design and advisory experience in a civil engineering, mining or related field
  • Chartered Engineer with civil engineering experience
  • Experience in the design and specification of civil, environmental and/or river engineering works and of CDM regulations
We don’t expect candidates to meet every single desired qualification.

If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

About The Role
We are looking for a Chartered Civil Engineer to help to resolve the impacts of historic mining through the application of your civil engineering skill and experience.
The areas of work will be in designing environmental interventions for historic metal and coal mine sites and supporting our statutory work by designing remediation schemes for ground instability and subsidence throughout the UK.

 
You will be part of the friendly and proactive Engineering Team which pride themselves on successes gained in their structured and mentored programme of ongoing CPD.
For more information about the role please refer to the attached job description.
Working with us:
We offer a genuine commitment to CPD with a tried and tested mentoring scheme to help you develop your career goals.
We offer different ways to work flexibly and believe that work life balance is incredibly important.

The following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours.

Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.
There are a number of wonderful benefits that you’ll access being a part of our inclusive team including 27.5 days holiday (with an additional 6 days flexi time), an option to work in a hybrid way, a great civil service pension scheme, generous gym membership contribution, and support for your professional membership.
The role will require you to be able to be in the Mansfield office for a minimum of 1 day a week and to be able to undertake day trips or overnight trips to sites in across the UK on a regular, typically monthly, basis.
Who we are:
Here at the Coal Authority, we are a passionate and knowledgeable team committed to making a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.
The Coal Authority are experts in resolving the impacts of mining to protect the public and the environment.

The Coal Authority undertake environmental and remedial projects in historic mining regions on behalf of ourselves as a statutory duty holder, and for other agencies such as the Environment Agency, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Natural Resources Wales.
Our experience in engineering design is proven by many years of providing the critical information required to resolve complex civil engineering problems related to either ground stability or pollution.

Some of our work takes us to remote natural environments such as the upper reaches of rivers in the Welsh mountains.
We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values.

We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.
 
Role location: Mansfield / Hybrid
For more information about the role please refer to the attached job description.

Schedule:

Application closing date: 03/03/2024
Sifting date: w/c 04/03/2024
Interviews: w/c 11/03/2024
(If you are unavailable on these interview dates, please make us aware and we will look at alternative dates)
Security:
Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

About The Coal Authority
Our benefits:
  • A market leading pension scheme - our employer contribution rate is around 27%
  • A choice of working patterns; full-time, part-time, job-share
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Generous holiday allowance – 27.5 days annual leave, plus the ability to flex an extra 6 days in addition to 8 public holidays
  • Adoption or shared parental leave of 26 weeks full pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Support with professional qualifications
  • Payment of one annual professional subscription
  • Free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Diversity Network Groups
  • Mental Health Allies
  • Employee discounts available through Edenred
  • Annual health check
  • £15 per month towards wellbeing activities
  • Civil Service Sports and Social club
  • A values based recognition scheme
  • On-site free parking, tea, coffee and soft drinks in the Mansfield office
Working with us:
We offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours.

Please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.
With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important.
Who we are:
Here at the Coal Authority, we really are a great team to work with.

We’re united in our passion and commitment to make a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.
We carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping everyone and everything safe from mine water pollution.
We are excited about what our future holds.

Our work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK.

By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.
We truly are a supportive organisation where we all live and breathe our values.

We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
Here at TCA we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our communities.

We are proud to be an inclusive employer.

We are committed to developing a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community.

We encourage applications from people from different backgrounds, identities, cultures and beliefs.

Diversity is vital to our success and innovation and is fundamental to our values of being trusted, inclusive and progressive.
As part of our commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce, we provide a guaranteed interview to applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria who are disabled or from a minority ethnic community.
If you require any reasonable adjustments or alternative format application forms you can get in touch with us by contacting the team by email at recruitment@coal.gov.uk or by phone on 01623 637000.


  • Start: 09/02/2024
  • Rate: Circa £46,000
  • Location: Mansfield,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: The Coal Authority
  • Contact: Admin The Coal Authority
  • Tel: 01623 637149
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0249
  • Posted: 2024-02-09 12:02:02 -

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